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HOW DO I LISTEN TO PANDORA THROUGH MY HOME THEATER SOUND SYS

by GEORGEREESE / June 30, 2011 3:48 AM PDT

I WANT TO LISTEN TO PANDORA THROUGH MY HOME THEATER SOUND SYSTEM. WHAT IS THE CONNECTION I NEED BETWEEN MY PC AND THE SOUND SYSTEM. I HAVE A HP PC AND A PANASONIC SOUND SYSTEM.
THANKS, GEORGE

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Panasonic makes some hundred systems.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 30, 2011 4:23 AM PDT

And a PC could have stereo analog, SPDIF, Optical and other outputs.

You can safely bet you have to figure out what the PC can do and what the HTS system will accept then cable it up.
Bob

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I have the same question with an Onkyo HR-550 and a

a new Gateway laptop. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Happy

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2 easy choices
by Armyman13d / June 30, 2011 6:35 AM PDT

Just go pick up a 3.5mm (male) to RCA adapter, plug the adapter into your computers speaker/headphone port, connect the RCA plugs to your sound system. Done

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There's a couple of ways...
by JdR_0077 / July 1, 2011 9:36 AM PDT

In addition to the other posts, newer PCs/laptops have a HDMI port that handles both video and audio. There's also a relatively low-cost A/V receiver, the Onkyo 608, that can connect directly to your home network (actually, almost any ethernet). You can even control Pandora (and other internet radio) from the handheld remote.

Despite living near San Francisco I haven't found a single over-the-air station I like, so Pandora is about all I listen to.

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